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Life Insurance


Employer Paid

The University provides $35,000 of life insurance and $5,000 of accidental death and dismemberment insurance to eligible employees at no charge.

Employee Paid (Optional)

Additional coverage may be purchased:

  • For Employees: Increments of $10,000 up to $500,000 with no Medical Evidence of Insurability, to a maximum of $1,000,000 with Medical Evidence of Insurability.

  • For Spouse or State-Registered Domestic Partner: If you are enrolled in Optional Life Insurance, you may apply for amounts of Optional Life Insurance for your spouse or state-registered domestic partner in increments of $5,000 (up to one-half the amount of Employee Optional Life Insurance you obtain for yourself).

  • For Children: If you enroll in Optional Life Insurance, you may apply for Child coverage in $5,000 increments up to $20,000.

Additional information is available on the MetLife website:
If necessary, enter "Company Name" as PEBB Benefits - State of Washington.

Life insurance enrollment must occur within 31 days of eligibility. After the initial  period, proof of good health to add life insurance must be provided.



Insurance Provider:

Met Life - 1-866-548-7139

Requests to enroll after the first 31 days of employment require evidence of insurability and insurance company approval.


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